Ellie Campbell

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Reference Librarian

(919) 843-4959
4029 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall

Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Research


Ellie Campbell is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and Associate Reference Librarian at the Kathrine R. Everett Law Library. She teaches Advanced Legal Research and focuses her reference work on faculty and student services. Her scholarly interests include critical legal research, research instruction, law and science fiction, and southern legal history.

Professor Campbell previously worked as the Public Services Law Librarian at the University of Mississippi, where she taught first-year legal research and managed the library’s circulation department. She holds a B.A. in Theater at Vanderbilt University, an M.A. in Southern Studies from the University of Mississippi, an M.A. in American Studies from King’s College London, and a J.D. and M.L.I.S. from the University of Alabama.


  • B.A., Theater, Vanderbilt University (2004)
  • M.A., Southern Studies, University of Mississippi (2006)
  • M.A., American Studies, King's College London (2008)
  • J.D., University of Alabama (2013)
  • M.L.I.S., University of Alabama (2014)

Selected Publications

ARB Guide to (Alternate) Histories of Black Autonomous Communities in the U.S., ANCILLARY REVIEW OF BOOKS (2020).
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A Week in the Life of Ole Miss: February 2019 and the Fight to Take Down the Confederate Statue, ACTIVIST HIST. REV. (Nov. 2019).
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Dared to Enter a “Man’s World”: Mississippi Women Lawyers, 1914-1964 (with K. Gilliland and B. Bradley), 85 MISS. L.J. 1479 (2017).
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Breakthrough Verdict, in NEW FIELD, NEW CORN: ESSAYS IN ALABAMA LEGAL HISTORY (P. Pruitt ed., 2015).
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